HD photographs of Francois Auguste de Thou statue on Aile Colbert at Musee du Louvre - Page 342

It was while we were walking around the Cour Napleon court of the Musee du Louvre admiring the facades, we took these high definition photos showing a statue of Francois Auguste de Thou, which is on the Aile Colbert wing in the 1st Arrondissement of Paris.

Paris Statues

- <<  Previous  341  342  343  344  345  346  347  348  349  350  Next  >>
Francois Auguste de Thou statue on Aile Colbert
This first image shows the location of the statue dedicated to de Thou positioned on the first level balustrade of the Aile Colbert wing, and this is one of the famous men in French history that are depicted on the facades around the courtyard of the Cour Napoleon of the Palais du Louvre.
Francois Auguste de Thou statue by Auguste Deligand
Now this statue was produced in stone by the artist Auguste Louis Deligand, sometimes written as Louis Auguste Deligand, who was born in 1815 and becoming a French sculptor he passed away in 1874, yet you can also see a plaster model of this particular statue at the Musee d'Orsay, which was sculpted between 1855 and 1857.
Name inscription on Francois Auguste de Thou statue
And in this last close up HD photo you can see the plaque with its name inscription on the base of the statue dedicated to Francois Auguste de Thou, who was born around 1607 and became a councillor for the parliament of Paris and he was a collector of manuscripts, which included a Greek miniscule manuscript on paper of the New Testament.

Yet his silence during the conspiracy of Spain and the Marquis Cinq-Mars, meant he was classed as guilty, and was beheaded upon the orders of Cardinal Richelieu on 12th September 1642.

Paris Statues - <<  Previous  341  342  343  344  345  346  347  348  349  350  Next  >>

If you would like to use any of these photos for non commercial use we only ask that you please do include recognition to ourselves "eutouring.com", but if you are not sure with regards to usage, please contact us.

Address details

Aile Colbert, The Louvre, 75001, Paris, Ile de France, France

Other Aile Colbert statues

Mathieu Mole
Saint Bernard
Jean de La Bruyere
Louis Bourdaloue
Jean Racine
Jacques-Benigne Bossuet
La Paix I
The Harvest
Le Genie
Le Nord
La Paix II
L’Art Romain
Le Printemps
La Vigilance

Related information

Map of Paris statues
Musee du Louvre
Musee du Louvre photos
Musee du Louvre access
Musee du Louvre history
Louvre from Fortress to Palace

Attractions at The Louvre

Musee des Arts Decoratifs
Musee de la Publicite
Musee de la Mode et du Textile
Ateliers du Carrousel Art Workshops
Jardin des Tuileries map
Arc de Triomphe du Carrousel
Arc de Triomphe du Carrousel photos
King Louis XIV Statue
Army aircraft flyby

Louvre cafes and restaurants

Cafe Marly
Cafe Grand Louvre
Cafe Mollien
Cafe Richelieu Angelina
Cafes de la Pyramide
Comptoir du Louvre
Cafe Reale Italian Restaurant
Kiosque Paul Takeaway

Transport options

Paris Metro lines 1, 7, 8, 12, 13
Bus lines 21, 24, 27
Bus line 39
Bus lines 42, 48
Bus line 58
Bus lines 67, 68, 69
Bus lines 70, 72, 73, 74
Bus lines 81, 84, 85
Bus line 95
Night bus line N01
Night bus lines N11, N12, N13, N15, N16
Night bus line N24
RER Train line C
Water bus service

Attractions close by

Louvre des Antiquaires
Monument de l'Amiral Gaspard de Coligny
Square Michel Caldagues
Pont des Arts
River Seine
Pont du Carrousel
Douleur statue
Joan Arc golden statue
Angelina Tearoom
Institut de France
Musee en Herbe
Pont Neuf
Square du Vert Galant
Place de la Concorde
Musee d’Orsay
Colonne Vendome
Musee des Monnaies, Medailles et Antiques
Au Pied de Cochon restaurant
Tour Saint-Jacques
La Conciergerie
Notre Dame de Paris